+597 Photography

+597 Photography is the first online art gallery focused solely on photography of and by artists from Suriname. We offer you the possibility to buy these quality artworks online and have these delivered to your house or office.

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Wageningen by Fabian Vas

Prices from: 69,00

Fine art behind acrylic glass
  • Printed on the new Fujicolor Maxima paper
  • A new dimension to photo prints with deeper blacks and brighter colors
  • Carefully developed and glued between a plexiglass plate on the front and a dibond plate on the back
  • Including hanging frame mounted to the backside for easy hanging
 Fine art on dibond
  • Printed on authentic art paper, often used for exhibitions and limited-edition prints
  • Mounted on Dibond – an aluminum composite panel resitant to bending
  • Including hanging frame mounted to the backside
Fine art print only
  • Printed on Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag, the ultimate choice for demanding art prints
  • All fine art photos are supplied with a white border around the print as standard


‘Wageningen’ by Fabian Vas

Wageningen is located in the Nickerie district, about 54 kilometres away from New Nickerie and 203 kilometres away from Paramaribo. It is a small town with about 3000 people that live there. It has a small harbor on the Nickerie River, opposite the mouth of the Maratakka.

Wageningen was founded after the 2nd World War, when Suriname was still colonized by the Netherlands. The foundation of ‘Plan Wageningen’ had the primary aim of establishing a farming community for ex-soldiers. And in addition, create employment for the people of Suriname.

With large piece of fertile land, desired climate with enough rainfall and the absence of natural disasters, Wageningen became the rice centre of Suriname.

After the independence in 1975, unfortunately the rice company went bankrupt. Partly due to poor management, the fall of the world market price for rice, outdated machinery, etc., the company was no longer able to keep its head above water.

About the artist

Photographer Fabian Vas (1979) was born in Paramaribo, Suriname. Through his love for nature and adventure he has found his passion for capturing the nature of Suriname in its purest form.
With his Go-Pro camera or with a drone, he takes amazing pictures at various locations in Suriname. Locations deep in the inland that not everyone has access to. Fabian has become well known for his impactful images, both nationally and internationally. His powerful pictures promote Suriname in such a way that the images make you feel the energy of Suriname’s abundant flora and fauna.

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